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Sep 24, 2010 6:00am EDT
area. look at where you live. a lot of green on the maps. that tells us that drivers are moving at speed. 95 northbound you are all clear. route 1 to the mixing bowl, all clear. 95 and bw parkway smooth sailing from 198 to powder mill. 270 southbound. we are stacking up a bit. starting to approach that 109 area making your way to germantown road. and finally wrap it up with dc 295, no problems from the beltway to the 11th street bridge. this is a live shot at eastern avenue. back to you. >>> right now we are following breaking news along the border of southeast washington in prince georges county. police are searching for carjacking suspects who fired their guns at police. there was a carjacking this morning in suitland, maryland. police chased the suspects in to the district and that's where they shot at the officers. no one was hurt. two are in custody right now but the manhunt is not over. we are keeping an eye on this for you and of course we will bring you any updates as we get them. >>> at the top of the hour, here's a look at the stories happening today. the chesapeake gets
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 5:00am EDT
quickly between close-together homes in the 8300 block of tillotts loop. kristin fisher is joining us with more. >> the fire is out but the families are feeling the affects of this massive fire. three homes were destroyed t. eight more damaged. and the families that were living inside are being housed by the red cross. started around 3:00 yesterday afternoon. that's this when the fire broke out. neighbors heard a loud bang and saw two houses engulfed in flames an then the flames spread to eight houses total. neighbors said it looked like dominoes falling. the flames were so powerful it carried embers 350-yards away. the plumes of smoke so thick and heavy that many driving to manassas after work thought that a plane had crashed nearby. >> i saw five plumes separate. and i thought, man i hope -- i know the airport is there and everything. we have great security here. >> reporter: incredibly no one was inside the homes when the fire broke out. a few people did go to the hospital for smoke inhalation. but for the most part everyone is fine. sadly several pets, cats and dogs were trapped i
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. government used 9/11 to justify two wars. >> under the pretext of that event, two countries were invaded. and up until now, hundreds of thousands of people have been killed as a result. >> reporter: president obama insists mahmoud ahmadinejad doesn't represent the people of iran. >> it just shows, once again, sort of the difference between how the iranian leadership than regime operates and how i think the vast majority of the iranian people, who are respectful and thoughtful think about these issues. >> reporter: the president says the u.s. and iran do not have to be enemies, and he's still willing to extend a diplomate hand. manuel gallegus, cbs news, new york. >>> the topic of iran's nuclear program, mahmoud ahmadinejad said he is prepared to set a date to resume talks with other world powers and said that could happen in october. >>> here at home, police have linked a so-called preppy burglar to a home in silver spring. police say he is the guy in a white shirt and tie caught on camera burglarizing a house. someone saw the video, recognized him and called police. he is charged with b
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 12:00pm EDT
are keeping an eye on the burning rubble of what used to be two homes in northern virginia. still winds helped to spread the flames among several houses in manassas near summer lake. kristin fisher has the latest. >> reporter: kathy kennedy can't fight back the tears as she looks at what is left of her home, one day after the fire. >> it was huge. i have never seen something so big. there were ten, 20 feet above the top of the roof line. >> reporter: kathy's house is one of three homes badly damaged in the fire. two more were destroyed. neighbors stood around on friday morning, stunned. >> it was major. i mean reminded you like california when you see the forest fires. >> i started to cry when i saw this. i couldn't believe this was happening. that a fire blew out so fast. >> reporter: now part of the reason the fire spread so quickly is because many of the homes in this neighborhood are packed in very close together. in fact, in some places, if you stretch your arms out, you can almost touch two homes at once. >> the rate of flames spread in homes when they are this close is a co
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 4:30am EDT
door and was on its way to destroying eight more houses. >> they saved us. >> her house was in direct line of firefighters ' powerful water blast. >> my mom was in the house and she said she heard a loud noise and so she gathered herself and my nieces and went outside and couldn't see anything but black. >> reporter: behind the black, this man's house. >> my wife called me. i'm in dc. >> he said his wife arrived from wal-mart just in time to see the flames and people evacuating. >> i was asleep an they woke me up and i came outside. >> no one was hurt and no one was inside the three houses destroyed but a few people suffered smoke inhalation in the area. he says his house didn't stand a chance giving the proximity to the house that caught on fire. >> the rate of spread when houses are this close is a concern to us and we attempt to provide coverage as best we can. turnly when you look at the lightweight construction it presents a unique challenge for us. >> the cause of the fire remains under investigation. while no one was hurt in the fire, several families did lose their pets to the
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 7:00am EDT
24th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> the weekend is upon us, good friday morning to all of you. i'm maggie rodriguez. >> i'm harry smith. good morning. >> a busy new days around here so let's get to the dangerous flooding in wisconsin and minnesota where heavy rains left many areas covered in several feets of water and there's even more rain in the forecast today. poly wagner of our minneapolis station brings us up to date this morning from owatonna, minnesota. >> reporter: here in southern minnesota the intense early autumn rain triggered flooding that knocked out roads and flooded homes. the water kept rising through the night and the rain isn't over yet. the high water forced hundreds of people to leave their homes. floodwaters overwhelmed owatonna, where residents battled the rising water through the day. >> enough! enough rain. sglosht over ten inches of rain fell in some areas yesterday. and it's not just the damage to buildings and roadways. valuable farmland is being swamped, as well. >> higher than we've seen it back in the early '60s, so we're on record, uncharted territor
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 11:00pm EDT
houses now damaged. >> it was like a domino effect and we were next on the line, but they saved us. >> reporter: her house was in direct line of firefighters powerful water blast. >> and my mom was actually in the house and she says she heard a loud noise. and so she gathered herself and my nieces and went outside and she said she couldn't see anything but black. >> reporter: behind the black, this house. >> my wife called me. she is outside and she walked into wal-mart. >> reporter: his wife arrived home from wal-mart just in time to see the flames and people evacuating. >> i was asleep and they woke me up and i came outside. >> reporter: no one was hurt. thankfully no one was inside the three houses destroyed. but a few people suffered smoke inhalation injuries in the area. just one much many concerns for a family who moved here only five months ago. >> last week my house -- saturday. >> reporter: the fire chief says the house didn't stand a chance given its proximity to the first house that caught on fire. >> the rate of flames spread in homes when they're this close is a concer
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 6:30pm EDT
money as you possibly can and bring it out to us. >> reporter: it's happened once before. seven years ago in erie, pennsylvania. pizza delivery man brian wells died after a bomb strapped to his neck by bank robbers detonated. it's still unclear whether wells was in on the plan. >> there's an active search for the vehicle as it got away, yes. >> reporter: police say the robbers got away with an undisclosed amount of cash, but many questions remain. how was uscamayta able to free himself from the bomb and when did the alleged third robber get away in? the f.b.i. is pressing uscamayta for answers. kelly cobiella, cbs news, miami. >> couric: in the upper midwest, two days of heavy rain has led to serious flooding across four states with southern minnesota the hardest hit area. heather brown of cbs station wcco is in zumbrota. i understand the rain may be over but in many places people still can't go back to their homes. >> reporter: no, they can't, katie. towns across minnesota look a lot like this park, several feet of floodwater covering the land. they've overturned buildings, they've d
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 6:00pm EDT
safety. be more careful when you cook in the kip and use outdoor grills and never leave them going and walk away. >>> now an update on a woman charged with animal cruelty after her dog died in a hot car. catherine washington now faces 18 months probation and during that time she can't own any pets. that was the sentence handed down bay district court judge in frederick. she pleaded guilty to animal cruelty after her 14-year-old yellow lab died in july. she left the dog in a car with the windows down while she went in to costco to buy pet supplies. the outside air on that day 104 degrees. >>> right now in largo, friends and family are holding a vigil for the maryland senate candidate hit and killed while riding her bike last sunday. she was the green party candidate. she was hit on sunday morning while riding her bike and she died one day later. police have not charged the driver who hit her yet. >>> the military's policy of don't ask, don't tell takes a hit from a federal judge. it's about the case of a former major margaret witt. the pentagon gave her a discharge under the don't ask d
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 7:00pm EDT
move on. he kind of wants to take us back in history. that's done w. let's start a new patten. >> reporter: in old town, alexandria, blocks from the confederate soldiers staff too chew concern about striking the right balance between paying homage to the tate's history and being sensitive and forward moving. >> i thought it was backwards and going opposite of where we are trying to go. >> i think he should have made a wiser decision because you see the world is diversion so for him making the move we don't want to be racial to anyone. we need to stick together. >> reporter: in alexandria, 9 news now. >> the new name takes effect on april 2011. so what do you think? is marking the civil war in virginia an improvement over confederate history month or does a rose by any other name smell just as sweet or as bitter, whatever the case. share your thoughts with mcginty's mail bag. the address is mailbag@wusa9.com. >>> this just in. a case of going bad to worse and fast. in dc, a driver lost control of his car. the car ran off the road and, as you can see there, it ran smack in to a
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 4:00am EDT
. >> peace must be made by is rallies and palestinians, but each of us has responsibility to do our part as well. >> reporter: he said negotiations can produce results if the international community sets aside decades of division and ses michl. >> -- an independent, sovereign state of palestine living in peace with israel. >> reporter: the hall welcomed those words with applause. though israel's seats empty because of a jewish holiday. during his second speech there, the president was able to highlight progress on other weighty global issues. working with other nations, the president said the u.s. is waging a more effective war against terrorism and securing nuclear weapons telling iran it must obey international law. >> the reyian government must demonstrate a clear and credible commitment and confirm to the world the peaceful intent of its nuclear program. >> reporter: the iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad pushed back saying no nation should have nuclear weapons. >> translator: i would like here to propose that the year 2011 be proclaimed the year of nuclear disarmament. >> reporte
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 2:05am EDT
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